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Jhoon KimProfessor

  • Office

  • Rm. 545, Science Hall, Global Environment Laboratory, 
    Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University 
    50, Yonsei-ro, Seodaemoon-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea
  • Tel

  • +82-2-2123-5682
  • E-mail

  • jkim2@yonsei.ac.kr
  • Researcher identifier

  • https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=y0WtkTsAAAAJ&hl=en             

Research Interest

Remote Sensing

Retrieval algorithm development for aerosol properties from satellite remote sensing

Retrieval algorithm development for trace gas concentrations from hyperspectral instruments

Atmospheric 

Composition 

Measurements

Monitoring air quality from ground-based, airborne and satellite platform

Monitoring ozone layer with its long-term trends

Intensive field campaigns to understand distributions and transport of air pollutants and trace gases over wider area 

Radiative Transfer

Radiative transfer in UV, visible, and near Infrared

Education

Ph.D., May. 1991 Atmospheric and Space Sciences, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.
M.S., Dec. 1987 Atmospheric Science, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.
B.S., Feb. 1986 Atmospheric Science, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Professional Career

2021 - Fellow, Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST)
2003 - Present Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
2015-2016 Deputy Director, Institute of Natural Sciences (INS), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
2016 - 2017 Visiting Scientist, Atmospheric Measurement Group, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A
2009 - 2010 Visiting Independent Advisor, NASA JPL, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.
2009 - 2010 Visiting Scholar, JIFRESSE, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.
1991 - 2003 Principal Researcher/Senior Researcher, Space R&D Division, Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), Daejon, South Korea

Committees and Services

2019 - 2021 Member, Science & Technology Committee, National Council on Climate and Air Quality (NCCA)
2020 - Present Guest Editor, Focus Issue, Environmental Research Letters
2018 - Present Associate Editor, Remote Sensing, MDPI journal
2017 - 2020 Member, International Radiation Commission (IRC), IAMAS, IUGG
2017 - Present Member, WMO GURME (GAW Urban Research Meteorology and Environment)
2016 - Present Guest Editor, Atmospheric Measurement Technique( AMT)
2017 - 2020 Editorial board, Advances in Atmospheric Sciences (AAS)
2016 - 2018 Editorial board, Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences (APAS)
2015 - 2017 Steering Committee, NIER-NASA KORUS-AQ Campaign
2014 -2017 Member, WHO Global Platform for Air Quality and Health 
2012 - 2020 Member, International Ozone Commission(IO3C), IUGG
2012 Co.I., DRAGON-NE Asia Campaign (NASA-NIER joint project)
2011 - 2012 Co-chair, MEST-NASA Joint Meeting for Collaboration
2010 - Present Member, CEOS (Committee on Earth Observation Satellite) ACC(Atmospheric Composition Constellation)
2012 - Present Principal Investigator, Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS), supported by the Ministry of Environment, South Korea
2008 - 2012 Co-chair, WG3(Atmosphere, Climate and Weather), Commission VIII on Remote Sensing Applications and Policies, ISPRS (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) http://www.isprs.org/

Honors

Apr 2019 Medal of Honor in Science and Technology, The President of the Republic of Korea

2020

Top 100 Outstanding Achievements in 2020 National R&D, Ministry of Science & ICT

2020, 2019, 

2013, 2012

Best Lecture Award, Yonsei University
2019, 2012 Grand Prize, Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Advisor Award, Korea Academy of Science and Technology (KAST), supported by S-oil Science Foundation
2014 - 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award in Research, Yonsei University
2018 Contributed Professor 공헌교수 Award, Yonsei University
Scientist of the Month, National Research Foundation (NRF), Ministry of Science and ICT of Korea
Aug 2017 NASA Group Achievement Award for "KORUS-AQ: An International Cooperative Air Quality Field Study in Korea" project
Jun 2014 Grand Prize, Environmental Technology of the Year, Korea Environment Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI)
Mar 2009 Citation, the President, Republic of Korea
2010, 2004 Citation, The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)
Dec 2008 Citation, The Minister of Environment, Republic of Korea
Oct 2008 Wolbong Academic Award, Korea Meteorological Society
Feb 2008 Top 50 Papers in Next Generation Key Environmental Technologies, KEITI
Feb 2003 Citation, The Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea
Jan 2000 Researcher of the Year, Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)
Oct 1998 Medal for Distinguished Services, KARI
Jul 1993 Citation, The Minister of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea

Hi Ku ChoProfessor Emeritus

  • Office Address

  • Rm. 701, Global Environment Laboratory, Department of
    Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University 50, Yonsei-ro,
    Seodaemoon-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea
  • Tel

  • +82-2-2123-2574
  • E-mail

  • chk@yonsei.ac.kr
  • Research Interests

  • Atmospheric Radiation, Ozone monitoring

Education

1983. 8: Ph.D. Department of Atmospheric Science, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
1961. 2: M.S. Department of Atmospheric Physics, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
1957. 2: B.S. Department of Physics, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea

Professional experiences

1957 - 1971 Researcher, Korea Meteorological Administration, South Korea
1981 - 1982 Visiting Professor, University of Michigan, USA
1984 - 1986 President, Korean Meteorological Society, South Korea
1971 - 1999 Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, South Korea
1991 - 1994 Chairman, Committee in South Korea, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
1998 - Present President Emeritus, Korean Meteorological Society, South Korea
1999 - Present Professor Emeritus, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, South Korea
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